Marching Ahead with Powerful Contingent of Adolescents (the Demographic Dividends) towards Renaissance of Primary Health Care

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Author(s)
Gupta SN, Gupta Naveen, Gupta Shivani
Date published
Mar, 2013
Last updated
31 Jan 2020

Summary

An overarching theme to be observed in several of the primary health approaches that we have studied is the emphasis on comprehensive care. That is to say that incaring for people in all communities, social, economic, and historical factors should be considered together with health studies. It also means that the whole person is treated, not just the disease. At the Alma Ata Conference in 1978, among the contributors to this groundbreaking document was Dr. Carl Taylor. 30% of adolescents of our total 1.2 billion population eye eagerly towards Primary Health Care.